Windows 10 Development with XAML and C# 7, Second Edition

  • 1h 51m
  • Jesse Liberty, Jon Galloway, Jonathan Hartwell, Philip Japikse
  • Apress
  • 2018

Benefit from a nuts-and-bolts examination of how XAML and C# 7 fit together and obtain everything you need to get up and running with Windows 10. Once you have a good understanding of the basics, you progress to more advanced topics steadily increasing your understanding as a whole. This holistic knowledge is essential to get the most out of Windows 10 development.

Each topic is covered clearly and concisely and is packed with the details you need to code effectively. The most important features are given a no-nonsense, in-depth treatment and chapters contain examples that demonstrate both the power and the subtlety of Windows 10. Windows 10 Development with XAML and C# 7 focuses on the features that you need for your project and brings your existing C# coding knowledge to bear.

What You’ll Learn

  • Discover what universal Windows 10 apps are capable of and why they are special
  • Use advanced features to create immersive and engaging Windows 10 applications
  • Create applications that work seamlessly on tablets and desktops
  • Manage the life cycle of your application

Who This Book Is For

Anyone wanting to get to grips with Windows 10 development using the cross-platform standards of XAML and C#.

About the Authors

Jesse Liberty is a Master Consultant for Falafel Software, a Microsoft MVP, a Telerik MVP, an author, and he creates courses forPluralsight. Liberty hosts the popular Yet Another Podcast and his blog isconsidered required reading. He was a Senior Evangelist for Microsoft, a XAML Evangelistfor Telerik, a Distinguished Software Engineer at AT&T; Software Architectfor PBS and Vice President of Information Technology at Citibank. Jesse can befollowed on twitter at @JesseLiberty

Phillip Japikse is an international speaker, Microsoft MVP, ASPInsider, MCSD, CSM, and CSP, and a passionate member of the developer community. Phil has been working with .NET since the first betas, developing software for over 30 years, and heavily involved in the agile community since 2005. Phil is co-author of the best selling C# 6.0 and the .NET 4.6 Framework, the Lead Director for the Cincinnati .NET User’s Group and the Cincinnati Software Architect Group, co-hosts the Hallway Conversations podcast, founded the Cincinnati Day of Agile, and volunteers for the National Ski Patrol. During the day, Phil works as a Principal Consultant and the Agile Practice Director with Strategic Data Systems. Phil enjoys learning new tech and is always striving to improve his craft. You can follow Phil on twitter (@skimedic).

Jon Galloway is a Senior Technical Evangelist for Microsoft. He's been developing applications on Microsoft technologies for 17 years on desktop and the web, from scrappy startups to large financial companies. Along the way, he's contributed to several open source projects, started the Herding Code podcast, and helped build some of the top keynote demo apps for Microsoft conferences over the past five years. He travels worldwide, speaking at conferences, Microsoft Web Camps, and developer events. Jon tweets as @jongalloway.

Jonathan Hartwell has worked professionally with C# for five years and spent four of those years handling XML. He received his Master's in Computer Science from DePaul University and has an affinity for programming languages. When not programming he is either watching Arsenal play or spending time with his wife and their two dogs. He is the founder of Voltaire Software LLC, which creates software that help developers be more productive.

In this Book

  • Getting Started
  • Building Your First Windows 10 UWP App
  • Themes, Panels, and Controls
  • Binding
  • Local Data
  • Application Lifecycle